Systems Design Engineer (part-time) – Part Time – Stevenage


World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage is currently looking to recruit a part-time Systems Design Engineer subcontractor. The role will be for 22 hours per week and will be onsite 2 of the 3 days.

Hourly Rate: £70.00ph (Umbrella)

Contract Duration: 12 Months (initially and then ongoing and long-term thereafter).
Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance.

Systems Design Engineer Job Description:

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer to join a highly collaborative team on a high profile air-launched weapon development programme. The team are responsible for developing and certifying missile systems to challenging timescales using an iterative Model-Based Systems Engineering Approach.


Requirements and Use Case analysis
System architecture design, justification and traceability
Functional modelling using SysML language (or equivalent) to define Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, State Diagrams and/or Block Diagrams
Interface definition
Coordination of the multiple software points of embodiment for the missile through the functional strands (on behalf of the functional stands manager)
In addition, this role will also be involved in supporting other group activities such as:
Status reporting into the Project leadership team
Verification planning
Requirement maintenance (for all project owned requirement specifications)
Supporting non-compliance assessment and handling
Skillset/experience required:

Highly capable Systems Engineering practitioner, ideally with experience across the full the Systems Engineering lifecycle.
Experience of Model-Based Systems Engineering / SysML and use of Systems Engineering Tools such as IBM DOORS and Rhapsody is highly desirable
Experience of Use Case analysis and Requirements specification
Systems engineering experience (understanding of systems engineering practices and processes such as the ‘V’ model, product lifecycles, systems definition and V&V)

Salary: £70/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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